Casual - Lab Assistant

Princeton, NJ
Jul 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition # 2018-8653
Department Andlinger Cntr for Energy/Env
Category Research and Laboratory
Full-Time / Part-Time Temporary
Application Deadline 7/31/2018


The Behavioral Science for Policy Lab (BSPL) is located at the intersection of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, the Woodrow Wilson School for Public Policy, and the Psychology Department. As an interdisciplinary lab, BSPL brings together researchers with varied backgrounds in order to shed light on the psychological foundations of real world decisions, with a focus on issues related to energy and the environment.

The lab assistant will facilitate multiple aspects of BSPL research initiatives, reporting to the lab manager and working with affiliated postdocs and graduate students.


The responsibilities include:
  • Assist in the design of web-based surveys and experiment, including programming, developing, testing and implementing online studies
  • Help to collect, clean, code and analyze data; assist in writing up results
  • Assist in literature reviews and compiling citation lists
  • Provide other administrative tasks as assigned

Applicants must include a resume that demonstrates educational accomplishments, coursework, and work experience. Provide a cover letter that includes contact information for at least one academic and/or work reference.


  • Bachelors degree helpful
  • Experience and training in behavioral science research is preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office, Qualtrics, and R programming language is a plus

Be advised that you will be contacted only if there is further interest in your application. The candidate dashboard will not display status updates for this requisition.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

TMP, 001

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Estimated Appointment End Date


Comments Related to End Date

less than 50% time for 12 months

Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver's License Required


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